Nakamoto's: SF's First Bitcoin Retail Space Opens For Business

Nakamoto's: SF's First Bitcoin Retail Space Opens For Business

20Mission is a large co-working and co-living space in the center of San Francisco. For those that are not familiar with the space, it can be summed up as follows: a place where engineers, graphic designers, coders and individuals from a host of all walks of life meet, live, work and play. It plays host to tech entrepreneurs galore, and is a melting pot where many ideas and top start-ups are born - Purse.io, the bitcoin gift card company being just one example in the digital currency space. It has hit the headlines today for another venture into the bitcoin world - namely Nakamoto's.....


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These past days, I have done a lot of thinking about Bitcoin that ended up with me investing all of the money I had saved and all that I can borrow into the currency.

Rick Falkvinge, IT Enterpreneur, Politician. Founder of the Swedish pirate party